Bird Photography

Posts and articles by Pixellicious Photos, about Bird Photoraphy.

Scaly Breasted Munia | Bird Photography

How Well Do You Know the Scaly-breasted Munia?

Scaly-breasted munia also known as spotted munia, is a sparrow-sized estrildid finch native to tropical Asia and eats grass seeds.

Asiatic Koel at Aksa Beach

Aksa Beach Malad, Mumbai | Bird Photography

Aksa is a popular beach and a picnic / vacation spot in Aksa village at Malad, Mumbai. When my parents first took me to this beach, it used to be very clean and least visited with a variety of snails and shells found here. It’s not the same anymore but it’s still a good picnic …

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Rose Ringed Parakeet - Female

Rose-Ringed Parakeet | Bird Photography

Indian Rose-Ringed Parakeet, a beautiful but noisy bird. We often see these in our garden as we have got an Almond tree (Indian Almond scientifically known as Terminalia Catappa) very close to our house. The parrots visit the tree almost every day during the morning for the red fruit. Their presence has never gone unnoticed …

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House Crow or Common Crow

Common Crow, Raven | Bird Photography

Common crow. A bird species that some people find ugly, are very easily seen just about anywhere. Common Raven, Australian Raven and Carrion crows are few types of crows that mostly feed on dead animals. That itself sounds a bit yuckky and doesn’t really put Crows in a good light. However in East Asia crows …

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Pigeon or Rock Dove

Pigeon photos, Rock Dove Photos | Bird Photography

Well who doesn’t know what bird is a Pigeon? But, I’ll still go into the details nevertheless. Rock Doves, more commonly known as Pigeons or Rock Pigeons are pale grey birds with black bars on each wing. These birds are very easily seen almost everywhere in the world and currently I’ve unconditionally employed a few …

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Oriental Magpie Robin - Male

Oriental Magpie Robin and the Bird House

Oriental Magpie Robin. I’ve always thought of this bird as a corporate bird 😀 Yes, because of the way it is colored, it appears as if it has worn a black colored suit. Magpie Robin too have a very sweet voice and are found almost anywhere in India. These are very well known as urban …

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Striped Tiger Butterfly

Nature Photography, Bugs, Bees, Butterflies, Birds and More

A little after the last monsoon, I found out this place in our neighboring colony. A place which I could call wild amidst the city-jungle. I would not mention the name of the place just to ensure it stays as it is. With all that long grass, wild plants and large trees, this place has become a shelter …

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Red Whiskered Bulbul Pair

Red Whiskered Bulbul, a Sweet Singing Species

Bubul, another exotic looking bird found in a good number in Mumbai’s concrete Jungle. These birds are highly vocal with a very sweet voice. Well, at least the three kinds that I’ve seen do sing well. There is a large variety to this bird with different names such as Finsch’s Bulbul, White Throated Bulbul, Puff …

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Coppersmith Barbet

Coppersmith Barbet | Official Bird of Mumbai

You must have heard the sound of tuk, tuk, tuk made by the Coppersmith Barbet. It sounds as if a coppersmith is striking some metal with a hammer. I’ve heard the sound many times but spotting this bird hasn’t been all that easy. Due it it’s green color very often you’ll only be able to …

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An AC cottage at Majhya Mamacha Gaon

Majhya Mamacha Gaon | Agritourism

My wife and I love visiting rural setups and staying amidst nature. Guhagar was on our list since a long time, and one of the weekends we decided to make a trip to this place. My wife googled for the best accommodation available and as per tripadvisor rating and reviews we narrowed down on “Majhya …

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